Organizing and managing in the era of globalization [electronic resource] /edited by Pritam Singh, Subir Verma.
Contributor(s): Singh, P. (Pritam) | Verma, Subir.Material type: BookSeries: Response books.Publisher: New Delhi, India : Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Response Books ; Sage Publications, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 459 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9788132104933 (electronic bk.); 8132104935 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Management | International trade | International business enterprises -- Management | Globalization -- Economic aspects | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- International -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 658/.049 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 -- An Introduction; 2 -- Globalization; 3 -- Organizational Democracy in the Age of Globalization: Issues and Challenges; 4 -- Sustainability of the International Sourcing Model; 5 -- Organizing for the Global Market: Understanding the Impact of Business Process Offshoring; 6 -- Building Competitiveness Over Time: The Ambidexterity Factor; 7 -- Join the Club: Entrepreneurial SMEs and Collaborative R & D Networks.
This book discusses the issues and challenges of organizing and managing in the context of a globalized world. It provides insights and perspectives on the realities of organization in a world where governance structures, organizational processes, management practices and employment relations are in a vortex of transformation. It analyzes the political, economic, sociological, cultural, institutional and legal factors that shape these realities. Globalization has thrown up fundamental questions on the identity, social values, national and local culture and history and even the future identity.
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